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WHEREAS, high-quality registered apprenticeship programs have provided opportunities and jobs to Nevadans for decades, and our state has made great strides in successfully expanding apprenticeships into high-demand fields such as cybersecurity, advanced manufacturing and healthcare; and

WHEREAS, the number of active apprentices has consistently increased, including among women and minorities, demonstrating that apprenticeship is a viable career path across all segments of our society; and

WHEREAS, registered apprenticeship provides employers and industries customized training to develop their own skilled workforce; and

WHEREAS, registered apprenticeship sponsors ensure Nevada’s apprentices follow rigorous work and training schedules to become highly-skilled members of the workforce; and

WHEREAS, more than 5,000 active registered apprentices in Nevada are currently training in high-skill careers that will provide opportunity for achievement as well as contribute to the overall prosperity of our state; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada applauds all those working to better our workforce with the positive impact that apprenticeships have on individuals, their families and our business community;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim the week of November 11 - 17, 2019 as

APPRENTICESHIP WEEK IN NEVADA

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 15th day of October 2019

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